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Yuelamu / Lajamanu / Yuendumu Local Authorities Membership Nomination Openings

Vacant LA position in Yuelamu, Lajamanu and Yuendumu

Nominations for the vacant position on the Yuelamu, Lajamanu and Yuendumu Local Authorities are open from 18 October - 14 November 2016. If you require more information please contact the Community Services Managers:

Yuelamu: Julie Sheehan on 8956 4016

Lajamanu: Tim Parslow on 8975 0886

Yuendumu: Phil Littler on 8956 4038 


Local Authorities

Local authority members will be a link between their community and the Central Desert Regional Council. Community members and anyone living in or around the community can nominate to be a local authority member. 

Local authorities are an opportunity to establish a good group of people to speak up for their community. 

Local authorities need to be representative of key groups within their area by including people who are committed to attend and participate in meetings for the benefit of residents and community members. Local authority members are:

  • Required under legislation with compliance guidelines on their functions
  • Will receive a meeting allowance
  • Will make recommendations to Council about money spent in their community. Council will decide on how money is spent.
  • Minimum of four meetings per year.

Nominations for the vacant Local Authority position will be open for 28 days. Please see the Council Services Manager for more information or nomination forms.